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WIN a Durban July 2016 experience!

One lucky reader will win a spectacular weekend at this year’s Vodacom Durban July at Greyville in Durban.

PLUS two runner-up prizes up for grabs at Turffontein Racecourse.

To enter the competition (winner determined by random draw) please complete the entry form below. One online entry per person. Look out for another chance to enter by SMS with The Citizen’s print edition between 30 May – 20 June (No restrictions on SMS entries)


First prize: Natalie Vos

Runner-up: James Moncur
Runner-up: Mmapitsi Mashaba



  1. The competition period is from Monday 30 May – Monday 20 June 2016.
  2. To enter the competition, participants are required to send an SMS with the relevant competition keyword followed by their full name, date of birth and suburb of residence as per the competition advert published in The Citizen during the competition period or via the online entry form.
  3. By entering the competition entrants agree to abide by the rules and conditions of the competition.
  4. This competition is open to all residents of the Republic of South Africa, who are 18 years or older, except the employees, directors, members, partners, agents or consultants of The Citizen 1978 (Pty) Limited (“The Citizen”), Phumelela Gaming and Leisure Ltd (“Phumelela” and “TAB”), their respective advertising and promotional agencies, media and PR agencies, as well as the immediate family members, consultants, directors and associates of such organisations and persons.
  5. Cost per SMS is R1.50 (Free and bundled SMSs do not apply).
  6. Errors will be billed.
  7. The last day of the competition closes at midnight on Monday 20 June 2016. No late entries will be accepted.
  8. All entries (SMS and online) will be combined and the winners will be chosen by a random draw in the presence of an independent auditor.
  9. The winners will be informed telephonically on Tuesday 21 June 2016.
  10. The winners – including their partners – must hold a valid South African ID and must be over the age of 18.
  11. The Promoter will make all reasonable attempts to contact the winner or winners but if any winner cannot be contacted within two (2) days from the date of the relevant draw, then the Promoter reserves the right to draw a new winner. It is the entrants’ responsibility to provide the correct contact details.
  12. Prizes are not transferable, negotiable or redeemable for cash in any way whatsoever. Should a winner choose not to accept the prize he/she will forfeit the prize and a new winner will be drawn.
  13. Not The Citizen nor any of its sponsors, affiliates and agencies, nor their employees, accept any liability for any: Oversight, ambiguity, error or omission, whether negligent or otherwise, which any of its employees, agents, affiliates or sponsors may commit in the running of the competition and the awarding of the prizes, injuries, losses or damage sustained as a result of the use of the prize or participation in the competition.
  14. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  15. The names of the winners will be on www.citizen.co.za as soon as the winner has been contacted and verified.
  16. Prizes are as follows:

1st Prize: Vodacom Durban July Experience

    • Return flights to Durban, departing from OR Tambo airport, Johannesburg only, plus all transfers in Durban for two people (the winner is responsible to get to and from the airport using own transport)
    • Flight times will be communicated to the winner and may not be changed or moved
    • Accommodation for two people sharing for Friday 1 July and Saturday 2 July and all meals (dinner on Friday 1 July, breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday 2 July and breakfast on Sunday 3 July)
    • Hospitality at Greyville Racecourse in plush track-facing venue on Durban July day for two people
    • 1 x R2 000 free TAB betting vouchers
    • 1 x R3 000 cash
    • 1 x R3 000 clothing vouchers
    • 1 x R1 000 free WIN & R1 000 free PLACE tote bet with TAB on horse of your choice in the Vodacom Durban July

Runner-up prizes x 2:

Each prize includes:

    • Lunch for two at the races at Turffontein on Vodacom Durban July day in the Aquanaut Room
    • 1 x R1 000 free TAB betting vouchers
    • 1 x R1 000 free TAB win tote bet on horse of choice in the Vodacom Durban July
    • 1 x R1 000 cash
    • Transport and accommodation are not included
  1. Any expenses incurred by winner, other than the items listed above will be for the winners’ own account.
  2. Phumelela Gaming And Leisure Ltd and Kenilworth racing (Pty) Ltd are licensed operators. No person under the age of 18 is permitted to gamble. Winners know when to stop. National responsible gambling programme, toll free counselling line 0800 006 008.


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